Water Engineering and Development Centre

Education and training

For over 45 years WEDC has been delivering high quality postgraduate education for professionals working in international development across the developing world. Browse our website and discover the right programme for you.

Study at Loughborough in the UK or by distance learning. Study towards a Masters degree, a Postgraduate Diploma or Certificate, or study for professional development. If you have the right qualifications, consider studying towards a PhD by research.


Water Management for Development


Water Engineering for Development



  • The MSc, PG Diploma and PG Certificate programmes are accredited by the Charted Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) for student intakes in academic years up to and including academic year 2020 – 2021.


  • The MSc programmes are accredited by the Joint Board of Moderators (JBM), for student  intakes up to and including academic year 2020 – 2021, as meeting the requirements for Further Learning for a Chartered Engineer (CEng) for candidates who have already acquired an Accredited CEng (Partial) BEng (Hons) undergraduate first degree. See www.jbm.org.uk for further information.